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Nez Percé

noun \ˈnez-ˈpərs, ˈnes-ˈpers, ÷ˈnā-per-ˈsā\
plural Nez Percé or Nez Per·cés \same or -ˈpər-səz, -ˈper-; ÷-per-ˈsā(z)\ or Nez Perce or Nez Per·ces \same or -ˈpər-səz, -ˈper-\

Definition of NEZ PERCÉ

:  a member of an American Indian people of Idaho, Washington, and Oregon
:  the language of the Nez Percé people

Variants of NEZ PERCÉ

Nez Percé or Nez Perce \ˈnez-ˈpərs, ˈnes-ˈpers, ÷ˈnā-per-ˈsā\

Origin of NEZ PERCÉ

French, literally, pierced nose
First Known Use: 1812


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